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G1G1 : the XO is the best-selling computer on Amazon

The XO has been in the #1 spot for computers and PCs yesterday and today.   Rock on! I'm slowly moving away from my Thinkpad to my XO for development and other work, as I improve my setup with keyboards and monitors, get more frustrated with this power-sucking device, and as the 8.2 interface improves.  Once I can switch freely b/t Fedora or Debian and Sugar desktops later this month, I may stop using my Lenovo entirely. As usual, please send people to laptop.org/xo when telling them about our program; that way we capture the referral fee and any questions about giving more than one, or simply giving a laptop, are answered from the main OLPC information page.
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Christoph (not Christian) D (not verified) says: Amazing, we're already seeing the first reports from people who donated on Monday and received their XOs on Tuesday thanks to the overnight shipping option! November 18, 2008 at 9 pm

Martin Langhoff (not verified) says: Well, I _just_ received mine, ordered on Monday morning, with plain shipping. It was a short trip for the laptop, I think there's a warehouse in MA somewhere and I had it shipped to Cambridge. But still, it was fairly quick. November 20, 2008 at 5 pm

Martin Langhoff (not verified) says: It has the old version of the OS -- some machines in stock were built before 8,2 was ready -- so I'll update it to 8.2 tonight! November 20, 2008 at 5 pm

European (not verified) says: I'd love to be part of G1G1, but I'm a second-rate quality "European" being. Which means: "maybe you'll get your OLPC in the beginning of 2009 - maybe later - hey, who knows - I mean - you are from Europe, kinda: they know what a laptop is?" November 21, 2008 at 3 pm